Reporting Lorraine Jacques-White
Today on Powertalk with Lorraine Jacques-White we took a look into the growing trend of African-American being put in jail for marijuana charges. In a recent study done by Channel 2 WSBTV it was revealed that over 90% of the people arrested for marijuana charges were black. This trend is the same in many Metro Atlanta counties including Douglas County with the highest number of black arrested on marijuana charges.
This issue brings many people to believe that African-Americans are being racially profiled by the police for marijuana arrest, along with other criminal charges. Our special guest Sgt. Davis or New Jersey gave us an exclusive in site on the inside operation of the police department, and why black get arrested more than whites for marijuana and other charges.
Do you think African-Americans Are Racially Profiled by The Police for Marijuana Arrest and Other Criminal Charges?
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